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in washington dc with their celebrations but let us san francisco celebrate -- mayor aleato and our wonderful history here and allow us to do a preliminary launch and so that's what we're attempting to do tonight and celebrate with you this launch of italian culture. it's very meaningful for us to did that year. we have a lot to celebrate. let me just say that painters, scrptdures, poets, musicians, designers, mathematicians, great architects of the italian country have come here to san francisco. we have experienced so much of the italian talent here in san francisco. that's why we wanted to be celebrating here and i am so glad to be joined not only by senator leno and assembly man amaino and david chiu and scott wiener as well. they all want to get in on this great celebration because it's wonderful for our city. i have often said our city and our strength is our international status and we do that with all the sister cities, with all of the flag raisings, but this is kind of new. what i said to our counsel general it's special because it's kind of bringing forth the things that we h
of this honor. the reality is that one of the amazing things about san francisco is that over the last couple of hundred years of our history we have had some pretty amazing people live in the city and county of san francisco. people from all walks of life who have made tremendous contribution to the city and in the process not only made seven cisco better place and made the state and the country and the world a better place. the reason i moved forward - in a factor deputy attorney for his support and drafting this as well as city attorney. the reason is a very personal one. for me, coming to terms with my own sexuality, not on the density is not something that happened easily. unfortunately for many of us who are members of the lgbt community is a process that many of us have had to go through and many of us are going through. the one good thing happening is that the process of coming to terms of who you are is becoming easier for a lot of people it is quite gratifying for me to see so many young people for homecoming out is a member of the lgbt community is no longer seen as a big deal. t
the transportation director in the great city of san francisco and it's my great pleasure and delight to welcome you today to a great celebration. what we're celebrating here is the partnership that many of you that are with us today that have gotten to this point. we are celebrating the fact that we have gotten to this point and the investments that will central sup way will bring to san francisco and what it means for this city and this region. i can't tell you what an honor and privilege it is to serves as the transportation director in this great city. we ordered san francisco weather to deep the dust down and we are in a construction site and it's a great time for transportation across the nation largely because of some of the folks you will hear who are to my left and your right. it is also a great time to be in san francisco because we have leadership here in the city that are encouraging innovation, that recognize the importance of investment and infrastructure, and there is no better manifestation of that than this project and that prt is man manifested in a way that i can see no more s
francisco boat -- san francisco history, but there is also a real push to preserve the cultural, meaningful institutions, businesses, restaurants, other services. i encourage you all to support san francisco businesses. there are so many old restaurants. this is some serious chocolate. >> it is really good. q%?>> our groves were planted r 100 years ago. it is called the silver ridge ranch, and it is all spanish olives, extra virgin, less than 0.8% at the city. -- acidity. we offer a house plant, which is a nifty blend of five types of spanish olives, which incorporates this into that. we also offer a tangerine olive oil, a new product, fresh tangerines. you taste possessed from the appeal of the tangerine. -- you taste the zest from the peel. >> emerge very well. excellent. they sell different types of salt here which are a big thing in it killing our world. i have found at home that it makes a big difference the texture of the salt, not word is from -- where it is from. where is this from? >> it is from france, the top layer of of salt, a very fine salt. for every 80 pounds of the great s
to be built and little did we know what that bridge would bring to the economy of san francisco and marin and as we look ahead for 75 years it's interesting what this does for this region. you know the bay area has become the blue angels of science. we do lots of stunts, and we are very successful at doing those stunts and we do them at high speeds, and between this project and the project for cal train to electifiy it over the next seven years $3 billion is going to be spent regionally on transit here, and we can say thank you to the secretary of transportation and to the regional transit authorities who have create thursday opportunity for the transportation. >> >> that will create a 22nd century of transit for the tronst century of jobs so thank you to secretary lahood and thank you to the leadership for all that we have accomplished here today. [applause] >> peter rogof was dominated to serve in the federal administration by the department of transportation in 2009 by president barack obama. he has over see the disbursement throughout the country through the american reinvestment a
are a nonprofit in our 10th year, and we are dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of san francisco. >> it is great to have you here. and pat, who has a lot of knowledge and brought to be sure today a lot of [inaudible] , and she can share with that -- she can share that with us as well, and we only regret that harvey the wonder dog could not be here. we talked about [inaudible] what area, generally, are we talking about? >> the term came from what was called the pueblo land when the san francisco peninsula was switched over from mexican ownership to american ownership. certain tracts were preserved, so there was a more orderly, even though it took decades, transfer of ownership of those lands, but there were also what were called pueblo lands, which were sort of a poem by the town, and then, there was a whole lot of discussion about what should happen to those -- which were sort of zero and -- sort of owned by the town. >> so was san francisco's bordered upon at the time, or did that happen later? >> san mateo county did not exist when they originally chartered it. i think there we
these outstanding members of san francisco and the service to our city and our county. in closing i also want to take a moment to do a personal note also on today january 15, 1967, and member the name of everett cohen, my father, was part of the squad doing a sweep to search out and destroy the enemy in vietnam. the squad was ambushed, my father was injured in the arm. a month before his twentieth birthday. later it turns out that he was participating in a historic military operation called operation cedar falls. thank you jeff for your service and acknowledged every man and woman who serves the military. and put their lives on the line. >> thank you supervisor cohen. supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: a number of items. first of all regarding the shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. this was an unfathomable event. as a parent it hit so close to home that i am amazed i never imagined it and i have had a pit in my stomach ever since. 20 students, four for teachers and two administrators. i have a first grader. every day 34 americans are murdered with guns during presi
'm the project sponsor. i'm pleased to be here today, the first qualified student project in san francisco. i've been involved in berkeley and have built 5 hundred units plus in berkeley. the project in the upper left-hand side of the scene was from a downtown project since world war ii. in 2007 i sold the portfolio of the buildings and decided to develop housing and specifically student housing in san francisco. i did quite a bit of research about the market in san francisco and with the help of the san francisco housing action coalition was able to learn that there about 65 thousand full-time students in san francisco of which only 11 thousand have sponsors in student housing and that leaves 56 thousand student that don't have the principle. the project at 1321 mission will have a hundred and 60 units of which 120 a micro parents and other suits they can accommodate up to 5 hundred students. we have been working on small unit design in the last 5 years and we've adopted the design method loosen of the gold i didn't locks and the 3 bears. we have built larger units which were too big. and ha
respects two different cities. and what happens to some people in san francisco. we are a city of great wealth. we have because of a lot of different reasons we are fortunate enough that we have more resources in san francisco then many places throughout the state and throughout this country. but the reason why this vote is so important is that even though we as a board of supervisors do not have actual governance of the schools, what we have done in san francisco over the years because of the work of people like -- and gavin newsom and others is that we have recognize that where our state and federal government have fallen short in fulfilling their duties and obligations to properly funding public schools we a city government have stepped in and fill those gaps. the important point is not for us and giving the school district money that it is already entitled to. i'm glad that we will comply with what the law already requires in the intent of those measures were. the whole point of the supplemental is to recognize that we have a fundamental problem in our hands. business as usual is
for a commendation. >> supervisor farrell: i want to recognize the san francisco glen's club. >> like to think the board of supervisors for giving these guys a special honor. these guys went back to back to the state cup. last year they came up short; this year they want. they are community-based club. it is a volunteer organization, for volunteer coaches to win the state cup it is special. thank you very much. >> come up to the microphone. just to let everyone know what the glens are all about, a community-based soccer club founded three years ago, growing from 2 teams to 30 teams. as a parent who coaches my kids soccer game i have been on the field against the glens, they are an intimidating presence. this past december the glens 11-year-old boys won the northern california association, with a score of 8-1. in particular i want to thank brian rogers and and lou -- spent a lot of time coaching. your reputation among the kids and parents is unbelievable. i want to honor your incredible when especially the kids, the players in the field. congratulations on your win. (applause) and no pres
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
day. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to s
awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community leaders who are dedicated to the same principles and are positive
suspended which came from the san francisco police department, the police department requires 600' distance, which the police department actually uses a measuring wheel to wheel off for their validation. this has been the practice of the police department. and the department of public works sees no reason to establish another way of evaluating these distances. it would not be possible for staff to walk through buildings and what not. it must be a walking distance for us to accurately determine the distances. there was a question again going back to like foods. we have people suggesting that in the morning, all they serve is coffee and that is competition as it relates to like food. however, as stated previously, again, in our order, as to established guidelines, we determine like food by looking at the totality of the menu in order to be fair and consistent. otherwise, there is no way for the department to make that evaluation. we literally have to send someone out there and stand there for different timeframes, in order to make that determination. that would not be propriety. appropriate
. this building behind me is one of san francisco's great landmarks, a designated landmark? >> it is on the national register list of historic buildings. >> with me i have a few guests, an old friend of mine and a partner who is a planner with the port of san francisco. welcome. thank you for coming along. and jane connors, who is the building manager. she will lead us on a walk through the building as we move along and talk about that as well. this is a fund and a unique place in san francisco, big, open space. a couple of times a week this is filled with a marketplace. >> 100 farmers. they are here on saturday. the farmers market is out front, and also on tuesday's we have about 60 farmers out front. >> and that is on the plaza? >> on saturday it is back here, and on tuesday it is in the front. >> i guess i am interested in what happens. we have a plaza where the ferry boats used to come. what happened? >> the whole backside of the building was originally line for ferryboats. it could handle about 14 boats at one time. the building was built in 1898, and the ferry boats w
broker in san francisco. i have been here for half of my life, true in a couple of months. i have been a real estate attorney for the last 15 years here san francisco and for a few years in oakland. for the last 12 years i have worked primarily as a real estate broker. i have quite a bit of experience with the appraisal process. i am a homeowner here in san francisco. that is in true; i have been a renter for the last two months; for the previous 15 years, an owner of single-family homes and a few condos and also the landlord. i understand all of those perspectives. i also was the president and secretary depending on the year of homeowners associations; i have been and adjunct professor; work with the san francisco ethics boards of the san francisco association of realtors. i have sat on the san francisco association of realtors arbitration board. i have chaired the forms committee for the san francisco association of realtors, the education committee and on the california association of realtors form and education committees. i work with vanguard properties, risk assessment. i revie
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>> welcome. we are here doing our building san francisco tour. we're going to have a very interesting tour of elevators in sanford cisco. we have all gotten into an elevator, the doors have closed, and it has carried us to our destination. have you ever wondered how elevators were -- work? we check out the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were inst
fan, brian stowe. and for the san francisco 49ers, a little less nfc after glow as the team gets down to business and the baltimore ravens. good evening, i'm ken bastida. the police chief wants everyone to listen up. he is not mincing his words after another officer was shot in east oakland. the second this week. cbs 5 reporter is at the scene. juliette. >> reporter: ken, the police chief taking a tough stance tonight. police were out here around 5:45 this evening. they were investigating this hit-and-run car crash that you can see. then they heard gun shots a block away. they ran to the scene. police say the gunman saw them in uniform and started firing shots directly at them. >> this will not be tolerated. you cannot shoot at police officers when they are trying to carry out their work in the line of duty. >> tonight, oakland's police chief saying the streets are getting meaner and tonight with another officer shot in the line of duty, comes this message. >> we're going to do everything in our powers to put an end to this. >> a 13 year veteran who was shot in the leg returned f
is donating proceeds from the show to stow and his family. >>> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusations against crabtree stemmed from an encounter with a woman at a hotel nearly two weeks ago after the team's win over green bay. the d. a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute. the 49ers issued a statement saying michael and the team can now move this behind us and move forward. >>> berkeley police warn against a coach that plays on people's good nature and they steal their cell phones. here's how it works. someone comes up to you and asks you to use your cell phone because a family member is sick. once you hand it over they take off either on foot or in the car. >>> japan's airways has cancelled all flights between san jose and tokyo through mid-february because of the ongoing problems with boeing's 787 dreamliner. the first flight was captured on video earlier this month. regulate doors between japan and the u.s. grounded the new jumbo jets after a series of problems, including fi
in his beloved san francisco community. joe would have been so proud to support this wonderful building that will provide so much care for so many people in our city. for me, st. anthony's also represents the three c's. care, community, and continuity. i bring you many congratulations from all of the members of the board of directors of the koret foundation and our very best wishes for continued sucrose in -- success in the future. thank you. [ applause ] >> i saw merl and larry, if you want to join us. as we said, this building is complex. and it starts with the funding. it will get more complicated with the construction pretty soon, but it has really been an unbelievable group effort to pull together the different funders of this work. we heard about the koret's foundation amazing con tributionss and i know there have been so many amazing contributions on the st. anthony side. for an affordable housing project for this it takes incredible people and we start with hud, who supplied over $20 million to make this project possible. larry ferguson is here, the director of the hud 202 pro
the super bowl, but san francisco city officials are already working on plans to keep crowds from getting out of control, if the 49ers win. kron 4's charles clifford has details on where things stand now. >> reporter: after the giants won the world series back in october, there were large crowds celebrating all over san francisco, things really got rowdy around mission and 22nd where people were blocking the street and lighting fires. there was also a large crowd and a bonfire outside att park and along market street a muni bus was vandalized and set on fire. the city, of course, is hoping to avoid a repeat of scenes like these if the 49ers win the super bowl. after the giants world series win, city officials learned a few things. for one, revelers started fires using garbage from near by trash cans. before the super bowl, the city will have the garbage picked up to literally remove fuel from the fires. muni may also make changes to bus and train routes along market street to avoid a repeat of this scene. the dpt will also be rerouting traffic around problem areas, like mission street, to
a legislative program before you. this program has been reviewed with the city and county of san francisco state legislative committee, including members of the board of supervisors, as well as earlier this month we reviewed the program, the draft program with the sfmta's citizens' advisory committee that was a good opportunity to go over in detail the recommendations brand new before you today. just to quickly walk you through some of the priorities here. starting with the coming year to deal with. r staff is preparing briefing materials so that they are familiar with the issues of the sfmta and our understanding of the broader realm of responsibilitis that this agency now has. the rest of the program here really focuses on the future in the coming year, discussions on plans for san francisco's implementation of the recently approved vlf legislation at the state level. i will make a note ever that for the portion of your conversation this afternoon on the state picture. we'll also anticipate a number of contracts going to the board in the coming year, as well as grants that need to be approved.
incidents took place. >>> thousands are expected to rally today in san francisco to mark the 40th anniversary of the supreme court decision, legalizing abortion. organizers say that the pro- life event will begin with a mass at st. mary's cathedral, followed by a rally at the civic center plaza. protesters will then walk down market street to justin herman plaza starting at 1:30 this afternoon. they expected it to be the largest pro-life event on the west coast. >>> more than two dozen women rights groups are planning the counterprotest to the pro life rally. several san francisco supervisors and the birth control advocates planned to attend the pro choice rally today. fluke made headlines last year when they called her a prostitute after testifying before congress about the need for access to birth control. a rally will include a flash mob performed by members of dance without borders. >>> the san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree can turn all his attention back to the super bowl now that it appears assault charges will not be filed against him. a woman had claimed t
backyard. this is your chance to find your heart in santa and cisco with someone special. -- san francisco with someone special. our first look out is here at buena vista park, a favorite with couples and dog walkers. both have a significant force. a refreshing retreat from urban life. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for t
flannery's band is donating proceeds from the show to stow and his family. >>> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusations against crabtree stemmed from an encounter with a woman at a hotel nearly two weeks ago after the team's win over green bay. the d. a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute. the 49ers issued a statement saying michael and the team can now put this behind us and move forward. >>> coming up next, taking revenge on so-called revenge porn websites. the lawsuit against the x-rated site that puts up photos of women without their permission and why those lawsuits face an uphill battle. but meet the fan who has been to every >> legal experts say a lawsuit filed by women against a website showing explicit pictures of them is doomed to fail. the website is xxx.com with triple xs. it is hosted by go daddy.com and it's known as a revenge website where men post nude pictures of their exs. congress passed a law years ago saying the only people liable for online content a
agency, the san francisco police department has assured us again they will be here and working with everyone to make sure that everything is safe. let me ask captain tom come to the mic to say a few words. >> thank you, mohammed. i wanted to wish everybody a very safe, happy and prosperous new year. as the new year comes we look for ward to the stockton street market. we want all the ped steins stay within the sidewalk. we'll have it barricaded off so no one gets into an accident. since this fair will bring in lots of people and business, we want people to be aware of their surroundings. be aware of pickpockets. put your wallet in your front pockets and just have a safe and very prosperous new year's. thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you. also as many of you know, stockton from corridor has got a lot of merchants and many of them sell food and merchandise. and enforcing compliance and making sure that business goes well. i'm going to ask dr. garcia to come up to say a few words. >> happy new year. the department of public health as you heard pedestrian safety about three or
is very clear that the voters of san francisco are the arrest orbiters arbitraries of the -- san francisco and it's on it's face value when you bhfer you take votes right away from certain conconstituentcy to none elected officials it problematic and secondly it can be open to litigation and the purpose of this is to protect focus it will counties and the taxpayers in san francisco and this does not have any profession to the rate pairs or taxpayers of san francisco for any litigation that may come about as as a result of this amendment and i urge you to consider that before you pass this amendment and lastly, it doesn't involve all of the key stakeholders in this conversation. the city of california, has determined that the economic value of restoring hetch hetchy would be $6 billion annually to the people of california and therefore, i think that is 6 billion reasons why they are key stakeholders in this process and so, we would urge you would amend or revise or have more conversation truly about this issue by requiring that instead of providing veto power to unelect of the power on the
profession as a local landscape architect in gardner with specialty of the native plants of san francisco. works exclusively in returning front yards to its original health, huge volunteer effort. what is most important about that is he doesn't entirely with his bicycle. we want more people who do the business on a bicycle, especially landscape design and architecture. he lives what he walks. he is a wonderful community member i would like to support his nomination, and urges appointment. think is so much. >> thank you so much. seeing none public comment is closed. (gavel) colleagues, we typically ask for appointments to the present. but it is as a reappointment. is there a motion? >> i move the nominee to come on board. >> we have a nomination, mr. allen to the full board. was recommendation. we have a second and can do that without opposition. >> item 3 appointing board members to appeal boards number one. there are four seats, five applicants. >>i do understand that one of the candidates, alberto rios has withdrawn his application. we have four seats and four applicants. we have sever
in instruction tomorrow, and giants coach's band is donating proceeds to the family. >> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusation stems from an encounter with a woman at a hotel two weeks after the playoff win over green bay. the d.a. determined this was not enough evidence to prosecute crabtree. the super bowl bound 49ers say we can now put this behind us and move forward. >> japan's airways canceled all flights between shows and tokyo because of the problems with the boeing 787 dreamliner. we captured the arrival of the ana first nonstop between tokyo and silicon valley. regulators in japan and the united states grounded the new jumbo jets after a series of problems including fires caused by the jet's battery. boeing says the bobo -- boeing 787 dreamliner is safe but being checked out by authorities worldwide. >> taking revenge on so-called revenge porn website. the lawsuit against x-rated sites that put foe those of women without their permission and why they face an uphill battle. >> 49ers fever c
. the announcement came friday night from the san francisco district attorney's office. they say the police department's investigation is complete and that no charges will be filed against crabtree at this time. crabtree was accused of assault after an alleged incident at a san francisco hotel the morning of january the 13th. >> the 49ers released this statement, stating " we are pleased to learn of the san francisco district attorney's announcement following a thorough review of the matter. michael and the team cannot put this behind us and 04. " >> the 49ers are getting ready to hit the road tomorrow to had to door lanes for the big dance. quarterback colin kaepernick and the team on the practice field friday. kaepernick says that he spoke with niners a legend steve young recently, his advice was, to niners a legyou can't moveg the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv
. [applause] >> you're watching quick bite, the show that has san francisco. ♪ >> we're here at one of the many food centric districts of san francisco, the 18th street corridor which locals have affectionately dubbed the castro. a cross between castro and gastronomic. the bakery, pizza, and dolores park cafe, there is no end in sight for the mouth watering food options here. adding to the culinary delights is the family of business he which includes skylight creamery, skylight and the 18 raisin. >> skylight market has been here since 1940. it's been in the family since 1964. his father and uncle bought the market and ran it through sam taking it over in 1998. at that point sam revamped the market. he installed a kitchen in the center of the market and really made it a place where chefs look forward to come. he created community through food. so, we designed our community as having three parts we like to draw as a triangle where it's comprised of our producers that make the food, our staff, those who sell it, and our guests who come and buy and eat the food. and we really feel that
san francisco lanza una severa advertencia contra los que intenten causae el caos el dia del superbowl... take vo y mas de 300 lideres se reunen en el area de la bahia en busca de mejorar la calidad de vida de los hispanos... segment ends roll open topvo blanca ---el alcalde de san francisco, ed lee, anuncio que el proximo 3 de febrero, dia en que los 49'ers disputaran el super tazon, no estaran transmitiendo el juego en pantallas gigantes en la plaza civica de la ciudad. ---esto, porque segun lee, la liga nacional de futbol americano no concedio el permiso para que el ayuntamiento transmita el partido. ---durante la serie final de los gigantes el aÑo pasado, si se instalaron pantallas gigantes para ver los partidos. blanca ---y precisamente esta maÑana, el alcalde ed lee envio un fuerte mensaje a los aficionados de los 49'ers que planean ver el super tazon en la ciudad de san francisco. take 2 box ---mayra tostado nos tiene los detalles.. cuentanos mayra. 01:00 00:18 --en relacion a jugadores de los 49 de san francisco.... ---esta tarde, el fiscal george gascon, informo que michael
'm here to support the coffee truck. when i moved into san francisco, that was 35 years ago, there were hardly any large chains of restaurants. there was no starbucks. there were no kfcks and, in fact, they were all lined trying to get permits like this gentleman is. but then the city was protecting the small businessman. and the reason they couldn't get parents is that they didn't want that quality of food in the city. they wanted the unique business in the city. it seems now that has reversed. the food trucks, whether it's coffee or food, they are always offering service that is not here already. i go to they will awesome the time and the reason i do is because they are better. not always, but often. the small businessman will go out of his way to make it better. the large business will keep their -- if they are good, they will keep their quality at the same level to keep their business at the same level. if you want uniqueness and you want to see good quality, you are going to allow more small businesses, not less. so thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi there. t
. >> san francisco officials are backing away from any suggestion the city wants to prevent the sale of hard alcohol on super bowl sunday. he says he plans to visit advices around the city next week and suggest they limit alcohol sales. >> they serve something that heavy alcohol during the time of celebration. sometimes that doesn't help with people who want to go around the bounds of celebration. >> he says there won't be any restrictions on hard alcohol. it was 31 years ago yesterday when a riot broke out following niners first super bowl victory. revelers burned cars and kajd businesses and there was a stabbing in city hall. >> abc 7 news has a team head together super bowl. former 49er mike shumann will be there. reporting alongside him will be larry beil and abc 7 news wayne freedman. tweegt updates on abc 7 news bay area, watch for our live reports beginning monday morning. tonight the alameda county sheriff's department is investigating an officer-involved shooting in dublin. a man call forward help just before 9:30 saying his son was acting strangely. investigators say the su
to recognize the need to abolish human trafficking. an san francisco being such an international city, many of our roots are from immigrant families. we understand the problem. we did do something about it and continue that effort. i want to thank the us attorney's office for being here. and so many of you who have from the community done and continue to do what you can do to end human trafficking. this is such an important challenge for all of us. and because we here at from immigrant families; we hear from immigrant women and girls. the stories are real. they come across international borders. and so san francisco being the city that is not only aware of this, and aware of international traffic that occurs we have to continue doing something about it. if anything, our goal is of course to educate our youth; to make sure they understand that they have partners in both city government and in the community to help. those that are lucky and can survive; all of this and when they end up on the shores of san francisco, if we can find them and provide them with support and help them ch
that we are providing safe, and habitable housing for people in san francisco, and a supervisor that represents four other cities largest public housing development i know well the challenges the housing authority and residents face. i left an hour and a half meeting with residents over at alice griffith; we deal with many of the challenges on a daily basis. not a day goes by when my staff or i are contacted or personally affected -- when i consider that i have family members that stay in these developments, or when i received complaints about maintenance, and on a positive note, good news when we receive grants from the federal government to help with the sf rebuild. two weeks ago i attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony when the mayor, i am whole community got the opportunity to tour a 4-unit building. we are progressing and moving in the right direction, departing from the way we have been conducting business as it relates to our housing. it is no surprise that the housing authority has struggle with the more than 200 million unfunded maintenance liability, and decreasing
with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for the people he serves in the city and county of san francisco. i was thinking about the introduction of mayor ed lee lastity and we'll taking the time to think about ed as mayor and ed as leader. i've
republicanos. roll open topvo blanca ---el alcalde de san francisco, ed lee, anuncio que el proximo 3 de febrero, dia en que los 49'ers disputaran el super tazon, no estaran transmitiendo el juego en pantallas gigantes en la plaza civica de la ciudad. ---esto, porque segun lee, la liga nacional de futbol americano no concedio el permiso para que el ayuntamiento transmita el partido. ---durante la serie final de los gigantes el aÑo pasado, si se instalaron pantallas gigantes para ver los partidos. blanca ---y precisamente esta maÑana, el alcalde ed lee envio un fuerte mensaje a los aficionados de los 49'ers que planean ver el super tazon en la ciudad de san francisco. take 2 box ---mayra tostado nos tiene los detalles.. cuentanos mayra. 0:01 0:11 1:35 intro ---buenas tardes.. asi es, el alcalde advirtio a los aficionados que si planean causar destrozos en la ciudad, no sern bienvenidos.. y ha puesto en marcha un plan para aumentar la seguridad en ---en informacion de ultima hora, el fiscal de san francisco george gascon, informo hace unos minutos que michael crabtree, receptor abierto d
allegations against 49ers wide receiver crabtree. in just the past few minutes san francisco's district attorney george gascon said his office will not file charges against michael crabtree. in a statement tonight gascon said the special victim's unit conducted an investigation and he reviewed all of the evidence before making the decision not to charge him. a woman had accused crabtree of assaulting him after a party in a hotel in san francisco. >>> some of the luckiest 49ers faithful are super bowl bound. $850, but many of them told us it's worth it. >> next time they make the super bowl, who knows. >> there are some fans who told us they may sell their tickets and just watch the big game on tv. >>> tickets aren't the only thing 49er fans are getting their hands on tonight. cara liu is in the city where a brand new t-shirt is in production at the same time there's a lot of knock offs hits the streets. cara. >> reporter: this is that new shirt you were talking about. it will be sold at railighs. here they are carrying a lot of official gear but not everything being told around town is
year. let's take this opportunity to summarize the san francisco public library during 2012. the president of the library commission has been found guilty of official misconduct. this year it is finally unavoidable that the friends of the library are crooks and the continuing defense is exposed as self-serving, willful blindness. that that there was any credibility to lose. the city library has been found guilty of violating the sunshine ordinance and refer to the board of supervisors. attendance of the library commission meetings is so low that several would have been removed under the mayors announced attendance policy in the final months of 2012, a library commission only managed six meetings when the schedule called for nine. the whole schedule is below the attendance policy. as if to emphasize the complete collapse the only politically ambitious commissioners resigned a full seven months ago and the mayor has not been able to find a seventh person to join the lottery commission. there is no apology for the lack of honesty because no honesty is expected. the crooks just
to thank the san francisco department association and housing rights, and my legislative staff for doing hard work on this ordinance. the hazards of secondhand smoke as we heard earlier well documented. is a killer of 49,000 people each year, 3,000 from lung cancer, 46,000 from heart disease. the smoke seeps into your unit. this can result in a prospective tenant finding out that they are exposed to secondhand smoke after they signed the lease. this policy will allow prospective tenants to make informed decision about the unit under consideration and if it meets their needs disclosure also benefits landlords. the smoke-free housing policy requires that owners designate units is either smoke-free or smoke, optional. no leases can be change midway. once the designations are made owners must include the designation, and to any applicant prior to entering the lease agreement. this list will be updated and available to all tenants. for owners of 50 units or less in the city have one year to comply; orders of 50 units or more have two years. this ordinance would bring san francisco in
, allow the youth of san francisco to enter in a poster contest to provide artistic ability to the messaging of this really important movement. the 2013 poster contest winners i get to announce. i will begin with third-place winners. the third-place winner, first one eighth-grade student, from james brannan middle school. shelley lu (sounds like) apl(applause) also an eighth-grade student from james dunham as well, stella lee. thank you. apl(applause) (applause) to be an eighth-grader. the collaborative has chosen for the second place at 12 greater, from abraham lincoln high school. stephanie chung (applause) and then we have a number of first place winners. i'm sure this is all about collaboration, talking about it, what it means absorbing the purpose and working together. the first place poster altogether for all of us to see. i would like to name everybody. community youth center of san francisco, the young asian women against violence youth participant jennifer chang. kimberly how. erica lam. allie lee. adriana wen (sounds like) diana -- and amy ung. congratulati
of the way san francisco s you get to be veuyer because usually you have to go through their garage or their house to see the gardens. and ruth gets known through the neighborhood because she's constantly peeking over fences and leaving fliers in people's mailboxes saying, do you want to be on the garden tour, and all this sort of thing. but anyway, so, we've -- just to show you how much the neighborhood has gotten to know each other, all the people in the portola, wave your hand. [cheering and applauding] >> and this is only a small representation. and six years ago i would say maybe a dozen of us knew each other, and now we know hundreds of people in our neighborhood. and we've become so desirable from a real estate standpoint, we have multiple offers on houses and they all go for over asking. (applause) >> so, if you want to know how to do a garden tour, ruth wallace is your woman. come on up, ruth. (applause) [cheering and applauding] >> thanks. thank you. we'd like to take over the show. i just want to say it's a great honor and it's a really great event. if you haven't been to
of restaurants near san francisco. >> the city won't name the restaurants under investigation. city attorney says he wants to give them amnesty if they come clean and pay what they owe. but the head of the golden gate restaurant association says he's relying on reports filled out from restaurants themselves. >> i would say about 90% of the people i've talked to misreported the form. they just didn't know how to complete it. they didn't include costs associated with business that they should have included and i think there is going to be people who can show it's just reporting error. >> we have the reports, well werk have the comp pillation of the reports. this is all 177 of the restaurants. there are big discrepancies on this list. one company charged half a million dollars. and there is no explanation of what happened here to remaining money. sit in a bank account? somewhere employees will be able to get to it? there is a lot we don't know. we'll know more once the city attorney completes his investigation. >> more questions than answers. thank you. a year long battle over the fate of a north ba
to late word about san francisco forty-niner receiver michael crabtree. he will not be charged for sexual assault at do you want hotel. san francisco district attorney office announced the case has been thoroughly investigated by police and there's not enough evidence to charge crabtree for the encounter with a woman at the w hotel after the niner beat the packers at candlestick park early this month. crabtree was never detained or arrested. investigators say he fully cooperated and as we have previously reported, sources say 2 other women who were there at the time told police the sex was consensual. >>> 49ers leave for superbowl this sunday. today team members talk to us before heading to new orleans. thomas tells us how the team is preparing for the big game. >>reporter: 49ers are having the next to last practice before heading to new orleans for the superbowl. coach jim harbaugh says he wants the players not just to win. but also bask in the experience. >> i want them to enjoy it. enjoy every minute and especially enjoy the competition. >>reporter: he says the team is fired up
to express my support for this project. >> hi. i'm a residents of san francisco since 1975 and i live in the area. i want to voice my support for the country club. i find it a very valuable seat to the neighborhood. i'd like to thank the designer of this project. always draw your attention to the outside space see used a lot by the club. the clubs a great use for the area compared to other business. i apologize i have some additional letters i didn't get dropped off. i'd like to hand them off here >> good afternoon commiserations my name is terry i've served at the club for foy years. previously i was a volunteer at the club. i've been a resident here for over 4 years >> the club has served as a beacon of help. and keith has told you is what it's been like week after week your friends with disappear one after another. one week you'd see them at an aa meeting and the next week you'd be going to their funerals. we know and honor this history of this club and thankfully the work is behind us but now my friends are passing away. and untold thousands never recovery taxing and burr denyin
a list of san francisco restaurants that are not following the city's health care law. it's a long list and sharon chin tells us that they are charging customers extra, but not giving all that extra money to the employees who deserve it. >> reporter: when you dine out at san francisco you pay a little extra to help fund the workers health care. but the city attorneys say that dozens of restaurants are not using all that money for their employees. some people find it hard to swallow. >> i think it's terrible. the waiters and staff are living off tips and don't normally get full benefits. >> they can start charging 4.5% on my bill if it is not going to the right place. >> they are telling 50 restaurants to clean up their acts in three months. >> by doing so they could avoid litigation at my office for consumer fraud. >> reporter: we don't know which of the thousands of restaurants are under investigation, but we have obtained a list of 100 who reported they have taken far more money than they have paid out in employee health costs. in 2011 they co
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